The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated on Wednesdays after the 7:30am Mass until 8:30am and Saturdays from 3:30pm-4:15pm in the church or by calling the rectory for an appointment with a priest.

Baptism ceremonies are celebrated on the 1st, 3rd & 4th Sundays of the month at 1:30pm in the church. A parent should call the rectory or fill out the form linked below to arrange their child’s baptism.

Before or after the birth of your first child, prior to the baptism date, parents are required to attend an evening of instruction. These sessions are offered on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:30pm at St. Peter the Apostle Church, 70 Rockaway Street, Islip Terrace.

Engaged couples should call the rectory and speak with Fr. Alfred to arrange for an interview at least one year prior to the desired wedding date.  All couples must participate in a Marriage Preparation (Pre-Cana) Program. Couples may complete this requirement in the parish or through participation in a Diocesan program.

Children are invited to take part in our First Communion program which consists of two years of preparation beginning in first grade. Please see our Religious Education page for more information.

If you are an adult who has not yet received Holy Communion, please see the RCIA page for more information.

Adults seeking Confirmation should visit the RCIA page for more information.

Confirmation of Young Adults is arranged through the Religious Education Program. Confirmation is received in eighth grade if the prior years of formation have been completed. Please see our Religious Education page for more information.

This sacrament is celebrated in the Church and at home by request.  Please inform the Parish Office if you or a family member is in need of the sacrament.

Do you feel that God may be calling you to the priesthood? Let one of our priests know and visit drvcvocations.com for more information.